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Democracy Now! Tuesday, October 14, 2003


Published October 14, 2003


Democracy Now! South of the Border: From Nogales, Arizona to Nogales, Mexico
Democracy Now! reports from the streets of a protest that went from the border towns of Nogales, Arizona to Nogales, Mexico in the state of Sonora. Over the last year at least 151 immigrants—some put the figure at over 200–have died crossing the Arizona border from Mexico into the United States.

Ambos Nogales: A Look At Border Patrol, Pollution and Maquiladoras at the Arizona-Mexico Border
We speak with an attorney and activist for the Coalition of Human Rights and an organizer Southwest Network For Environmental and Economic Justice about the plight of immigrants, industrialization and the dangers of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Grassroots Grant Funding: Redistributing Wealth to Redistribute Power
Democracy Now! attends a major conference of progressive foundations and grant makers from across the country in Tucson, Arizona. We speak with members of the Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation and Funding Exchange about grant funding strategies and opportunities.

"This is Cultural Genocide at its Worst" – Environmental Activist Rod Coronado On UofA's Plans For Construction On Apache Sacred Ground
Students at the University of Arizona marked Indigenous People’s Day, in solidarity with the San Carlos Apache people, by protesting plans of the university to build telescopes on Mt. Graham, which is considered sacred by the Apache people. We speak with well-known Native American environmental activist and former ELF and ALF direct action participant Rod Coronado.


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Reviews

Reviewer: Brian Pinette - - May 18, 2009
Subject: ILLEGALS die committing illegal acts
Crossing the border illegally is a crime. It is a choice made by individuals. Stealing is a crime. Rape is a crime. If you choose to do something illegal, there are ALWAYS consequences. Moral consequences, ethical, criminal. If people are going to enter this country illegally and they die, well, what do you suggest? A chauffeur driven limo paid for by AMERICAN tax dollars? GET A LIFE, fool.
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